WARNER BROS. INTERACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT, TT GAMES AND THE LEGO GROUP ANNOUNCE THE AWESOME LAUNCH OF THE LEGO® MOVIE VIDEOGAME ALONGSIDE HIGHLY ANTICIPATED THEATRICAL FILM
RELEASE DATE: February 7, 2014
PUBLISHER: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
DEVELOPER: TT Games
ESRB RATING: E10+; Suitable for kids ages 10 and older
PLATFORMS: Xbox One®, Xbox 360®, PlayStation®4, PlayStation®3, PlayStation® Vita, Wii U™, Nintendo 3DS™, PC
Harness the Powers of the Master Builders to Become An Extraordinary LEGO Gamer in this Action-Packed, Family-Friendly Adventure
BURBANK, Calif. – February 7, 2014 – Step into a LEGO® game unlike any other and become a true Master Builder! Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, TT Games and The LEGO Group today announced The LEGO Movie Videogame is now available in retail stores for Xbox One, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft and the Xbox 360 games and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®4 and PlayStation®3 computer entertainment systems, PlayStation®Vita, Wii U™, Nintendo 3DS™ hand-held, and Windows PC.
The LEGO Movie Videogame, released with the highly anticipated "The LEGO Movie," from Warner Bros. Pictures, Village Roadshow Pictures and LEGO System A/S, takes players on an awesome adventure through fantastical LEGO worlds, including Bricksburg, Cloud Cuckoo Land and the Wild West of Flatbush Gulch. And for the first time ever in a LEGO game, all environments are made entirely of digital LEGO bricks.
"We challenged ourselves to introduce a new element never-before-seen in any LEGO game and did that with environments made entirely out of LEGO bricks, giving players more authentic opportunities to interact with the world around them," said Tom Stone, Managing Director, TT Games Publishing. "This is a chance for every LEGO builder to collect LEGO instruction pages and harness the powers of the Master Builders."
Based on the humorous and action-packed events from the film, The LEGO Movie Videogame puts players in control of Emmet, an ordinary LEGO minifigure mistakenly thought to be "The Special" - a character prophesized to save the world from an evil LEGO tyrant. Using the abilities of more than 90 characters inspired by the film, which include an unlikely cast from some of the world's most beloved and well-knowing properties, including DC Comics Super Heroes like Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman, family members of all ages will navigate 15 exciting levels in the console version and 45 action-packed missions in the handheld version. With unexpected moments and twists at every level, gamers will build their way -through a uniquely LEGO adventure on their ultimate mission to bring creativity to their LEGO world.
Among the playable characters in the game are fan-favorites from the film like Emmet, voiced by Chris Pratt; Vitruvius, voiced by Morgan Freeman; Wyldstyle, voiced by Elizabeth Banks; Batman, voiced by Will Arnett; and Lord Business, voiced by Will Ferrell.
The LEGO Movie Videogame is rated "E10+" for everyone 10 and older by the ESRB and is now available for Xbox One and PlayStation®4 for the suggested retail price of $59.99, for Xbox 360, PS3™ and Wii U™ for the suggested retail price of $49.99, PS®Vita and Nintendo 3DS™ for the suggested retail price of $29.99 and Windows PC for the suggested retail price of $29.99.
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About TT Games
TT Games (www.ttgames.com) is the combined publishing and development group behind the hit games LEGO® Star Wars™, LEGO® Batman™: The Videogame, LEGO® Indiana Jones™: The Original Adventures and BIONICLE® Heroes. Incorporating renowned UK developer Traveller's Tales, TT Games has a distinctive focus on console, handheld, mobile and PC games of the highest quality, aimed at young gamers and their families.
About the LEGO Group
The LEGO Group (www.LEGO.com) is a privately held, family-owned company, based in Billund, Denmark. It was founded in 1932 and today the group is one of the world's leading manufacturers of play materials for children. The company is committed to the development of children's creative and imaginative abilities through its products, which can be purchased in more than 130 countries. Visit www.LEGO.com.
LEGO, its logo, the brick and knob configuration and the Minifigure are trademarks of The LEGO Group. © 2014 The LEGO Group.
About Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, a division of Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, Inc., is a premier worldwide publisher, developer, licensor and distributor of entertainment content for the interactive space across all platforms, including console, handheld, mobile and PC-based gaming for both internal and third party game titles.
About "The LEGO Movie"
The first full-length theatrical LEGO® adventure, "The LEGO Movie," from Warner Bros. Pictures, in association with Village Roadshow Pictures, in association with LEGO System A/S, opens in theaters February 7, 2014. Its original 3D computer animated story stars Chris Pratt, Will Ferrell, Elizabeth Banks, Will Arnett, Nick Offerman, Alison Brie and Charlie Day, with Liam Neeson and Morgan Freeman. Phil Lord & Christopher Miller direct from their original screenplay, story by Dan Hageman, Kevin Hageman, Phil Lord and Christopher Miller, based on LEGO construction toys. The film is produced by Dan Lin and Roy Lee. Executive producers are Jill Wilfert, Matthew Ashton, Kathleen Fleming, Allison Abbate, Zareh Nalbandian, Jon Burton, Benjamin Melniker, Michael E. Uslan, Seanne Winslow, Matt Skiena and Bruce Berman; and co-producer is John Powers Middleton. The filmmaking team includes cinematographer Pablo Plaisted, production designer Grant Freckelton, editors David Burrows and Chris McKay, and composer Mark Mothersbaugh. Chris McKay also serves as animation co-director. "The LEGO Movie" will be distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, and in select territories by Village Roadshow Pictures.
The LEGO Movie Videogame software © 2014 TT Games Publishing Ltd. Produced by TT Games under license from the LEGO Group. LEGO, the LEGO logo, the Brick and the Knob configurations and the Minifigure are trademarks of the LEGO Group. © 2014 The LEGO Group. All other trademarks and copyrights are the property of their respective owners. All rights reserved.
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